HENRY C. MURFIN, JR., ENS, USN

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Henry Murfin, Jr. '07

Date of birth: January 1, 1885

Date of death: June 11, 1907

Age: 22

Lucky Bag

From the 1907 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Henry was lost when the steam-powered launch he was aboard was run down and sunk on June 11, 1907, in Hampton Roads. He was a passenger returning to the battleship Connecticut, which he was stationed aboard, from the Jamestown Exposition.

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Philip Field '06, William Stevenson '06, Walter Ulrich '07, Herbert Holden '07, and Franklin Holcomb '07 were also drowned in this incident.


Class of 1907

Henry is one of 13 members of the Class of 1907 on Virtual Memorial Hall.